Sunday, April 19, 2015

AMHCA Conference

 In the summer of 1787, the leaders of our new nation gathered in Philadelphia to draft a Constitution.
This Summer, it's time for YOU to come to Philadelphia to learn how you can prepare your practice for the necessary transformations with AMHCA in Philadelphia.
The 2015 AMHCA Conference, held July 9-11, will offer three days of workshops, networking, and much more as we explore the most effective ways to enhance your practice now and for the future.
  • Learn how to integrate with primary health care
  • Discover new approaches and strategies to work with self-insured employers;
  • Learn how to make connections within the medical community.

A Transformed Conference
Living the conference theme, Transformation in Action, AMHCA has taken great strides to implement changes to our conference format and offerings. You asked and we
  • More CEs than ever before! Earn up to 26.5 contact hours with preconference workshops and 18.5 with regular conference registration.
  • Increased length of breakout sessions for further content development.
  • Attend a Lunch & Learn with documentarian Lucy Winer for an additional CE.

Powerful Keynote Speakers
Judith Beck, Ph.D. of the Beck Institute on Cognitive Behavior Therapy opens the conference on Friday morning. Her presentation, “CBT: Basics and Beyond” will focus on key cognitions and behavioral strategies in order to plan treatment accordingly. Dr. Beck serves as president of Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She is also clinical associate professor of psychology in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania.

Saturday morning, we kick of the second full day of conference with Linda Godleski, M.D. presenting, “Innovative Paradigms for the Future of Mental Health Service.” In addition to serving as Director of Veterans Affairs National Telemental Health Center, Godleski has led national multi-disciplinary mental health teams in the development of cutting-edge clinical paradigms for the delivery of over 1.5 million telemental health services, most recently bringing care directly into the home using mobile technology devices.

Be sure to make your travel plans to include time to attend our Saturday closing keynote by Monica Oss, M.S. “The Next Generation of Mental Health Care Delivery,” will explore what’s coming over the horizon and forecasting trends in the field. Ms. Oss is Chief Executive Officer and Senior Associate, is the founder of OPEN MINDS. For the past two decades, Ms. Oss has led the OPEN MINDS team and its research on health and human service market trends and its national consulting practice.
In addition we have more than 60 breakout sessions featuring the latest trends in the field including neuroscience, veteran’s issues, the DSM-5 and many more.

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